Posts Tagged ‘fair wage’

Migrant worker paid $8 an hour; others not paid at all

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Stories of migrant workers being exploited, with some paid as little as $8 an hour, have been revealed in a new report from Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand. Report author Cathy Bi said the story that struck her the most was of a girl who worked a shift at a restaurant, but was not paid because her Read more

UK bishops endorse living wage for employees

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Recognising that “fair wages are essential to the common good of our society”, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales have endorsed the principle of a living wage for Catholics agencies under their control. “Given the extent of employment by Catholic organisations and charities, it is likely that thousands of people could be affected and Read more

We need to share more fairly

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

How is it that a family-owned company, Talley’s Group, making money from the sea and the land, is able to inflict economic uncertainty on more than 1300 other families? What does it say about the society that makes that lawful? Is it the ultimate result of colonisation unresolved, that one family, of European origin, is Read more